2nd Lord John Hay of Yester (1470-1530) who was killed in
The Battle of Flodden on 9th September 1530 was the largest battle between Scotland and England. About 15,000 Scottish lives were lost including King James IV and very many of the nobility.
Recently I've been exploring the Sharp line. Traced it back to the 1500s - John Sharp (1594-1638)
Elizabeth Sharp Born on 23 March 1857 at Kinnaird, Larbert, Stirlingshire. Died 3 August 1938
Married James Vannan
They had five children including my grand-mother Isabella Jane...
I think it is of Paterson family members outside 2 Church Street in Earlston.
I don't know the date or exactly who they are. I think the date is probably between 1890 and 1915.
Anyone able to help identify.
[PDF Version with pictures] The Tailor of Innerleithen.pdf (240807)
Robert Johnston, my Great Great Grandfather, was born In Berwick-upon-Tweed in on 14th August 1835.
He married Isabella Bowhill Main (born in Kelso in 1836) in 1856. In the 1851 census Isabella...
[The houses which Stewart Paterson (my great grat grandfather) had built about 1870, this photo taken in 2012. The tower of the church is visible behind the houses.]
My family has close connections with Earlston in the Scottish Borders. Earlston is about...